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New York Times, Friday, July 26, 1957

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,950
Across Down
1. Satirist's stab. : BARB
5. Fuse blower. : SHORT
10. Mountain moved in myth. : OSSA
14. Wings: Lat. : ALAE
15. "Gay" city. : PAREE
16. Where Ogden is. : UTAH
17. Black: Fr. : NOIR
18. Homeric work. : ILIAD
19. Decorative metalware. : TOLE
20. Songstress on TV. : DENISELOR
22. Sacred song. : PSALM
23. Poet Miller's advice to Columbus. : SAILON
24. Quick with a quip. : WITTY
25. German composer. : ABT
27. Nautical direction. : SSW
28. Industrial area of Europe. : SAAR
29. Surf duck. : COOT
31. Perpetuated. : ETERNIZED
36. Long-run off-Broadway production. : THREEPENNYOPERA
39. Secy. Wilson's concern. : ARMAMENTS
40. Seasoned with a mint. : SAGY
41. Hart of Broadway. : MOSS
42. Important Government group. : AEC
45. Part of L. A. : LOS
46. Must. : HASTO
48. Layers. : STRATA
50. Squander. : WASTE
51. July 26 is her feast day. : SAINTANNE
54. City in Pa. : ERIE
55. 18th c. novelist. : DEFOE
56. Year Queen Isabella died. : MDIV
57. Outstanding. : STAR
58. Words of agreement. : AMENS
59. Beautiful woman. : PERI
60. "Sawbucks." : TENS
61. About 2/3 mile in Russia. : VERST
62. Turkistan sea. : ARAL
1. Musical group. : BAND
2. Century plant. : ALOE
3. Picnic spoiler. : RAINSTORM
4. Victim of a Kremlin shakeup. : BERIA
5. Speeches on the midway. : SPIELS
6. Trick-or-treat times. : HALLOWEENS
7. Hunter of the heavens. : ORION
8. Opposite of van. : REAR
9. Boston's "Splendid Splinter." : TED
10. Surpasses. : OUTSTRIPS
11. Brown ermine. : STOAT
12. Flight of fancy. : SALLY
13. Warning cough. : AHEM
21. Girl's nickname. : SIS
22. Concert grand. : PIANO
24. Circumspect. : WARY
25. Court minutes. : ACTA
26. Danish physicist. : BOHR
28. Feelings. : SENSATIONS
30. Union men. : TEAMSTERS
32. Explosive. : TNT
33. Citizen of Copenhagen. : ZEALANDER
34. Therefore: Lat. : ERGO
35. Salad days. : DAYS
37. Overact. : EMOTE
38. Señor's coin. : PESO
43. Actor Borgnine. : ERNEST
44. Jaguar. : CAT
46. Creator of Truthful Jones. : HARTE
47. Oriental. : ASIAN
48. More prudent. : SAFER
49. City in Florida. : TAMPA
50. Bridge player at left. : WEST
51. Heraldic term. : SEME
52. Initials created in 1933. : NIRA
53. Satan's sowing. : EVIL
55. Veterans' group. : DAV

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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